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Phone Number Port Out Scams

AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have tried warning their customers about phone number port out scams however this is still one of the biggest problems for cellular service providers in 2018. But why should it be a problem for you? Well, your number is often used as second form of authentication when you make a purchase […]

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Online Quizzes, Data Mining, & Social Media Scams

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are all free for their users, this is the great thing about social media. You can connect to your friends and other like-minded strangers without it costing you a cent. Yet this may not be true, especially if the social media scammers have their way. The problem with social media being free […]

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What Can You Do If You Are A Victim of Identity Theft?

With the rise of technology, identity theft has increased too. Identity theft may take many forms. Identity theft is when your personal information such as your ID or social security number is used by a thief to commit an array of crimes. These may include stealing from you or others, making use of services while […]

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Easy Ways to Bust Amazon Scams

As one of the largest online retailers, Amazon is frequently targeted by scammers. All scammer’s end goal is to steal consumers’ money. This means that scams can be very convincing, however there are general tell-tale signs that the seller is not legitimate. To avoid becoming another number on the scammers list, we are going to […]

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Beat Down Online Shopping Scams

The internet is an ever-growing platform and although this brings us closer to one another, it also allows for online shopping scams. As more businesses migrate to the digital marketplace, it becomes even more important to stay informed regarding the mechanics of online shopping scams. There is a dark side to the online world where […]

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Debt Collection Scams 101

When it comes to your money, it pays to tread warily. Debt collections companies are employed by credit granting companies to collect customer debt on their behalf, but appearances can be deceiving and these companies may not always be legitimate. Debt collection scams are rife, and it’s up to you to equip yourself with the […]

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Work From Home Scams – When Is It Too Good To Be True

While the idea of swapping your 9-to-5 office job for a more flexible working environment in the comfort of your own home may sound alluring, one must be wary! Work from home scams are all too common and the modern growing shift towards remote jobs provides the perfect opportunity for these scams to flourish. It […]

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Are You Safe From Mobile Fraud?

In the digital age, our mobile phones hold great power. We use them for more than just staying social, we use them to make online purchases and to grow our businesses. There are so many ways to use our mobile phones and even more ways to become victims of mobile fraud. Discover what mobile fraud […]

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Uncovering Taxi Fare Scams

When using the services of a taxi you are often in an unfamiliar place and therefore vulnerable to dishonest taxi drivers. Unfortunately, taxi fare scams are common – in this article we have detailed a few of the scams that are out there and how to avoid them. Types Of Taxi Fare Scams The Scenic […]

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Don’t Be Caught By The IRS Phone Scam This Tax Season

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been one of the latest companies whose name has been used to scam American taxpayers out of money. There have been many alerts warning Americans about these scams and what to look out for. Tax season is stressful enough and nobody wants to get caught in a scam. Find […]

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